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backwater

A place that is extremely remote or isolated, such that it is removed from the reach and influence of the outside world and thus is often regarded as socially stagnant or backward. He grew up in a bit of a backwater, so his manners aren't exactly refined.
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The Kankakee and Des Plaines Rivers support many aquatic macrophytes that are generally absent throughout the remainder of Illinois River backwater lakes and wetlands with open or partial hydrologic connections (Stafford et al., 2010).
"As oxygen fades, it falls in the upper part of a backwater farthest from the current first," Hansen says.
Sue Dray I never had any intention of returning to Wales as it has been seen as a backwater by all political parties since the days of Margaret Thatcher.
Eros International and Backwater Studios plan to release the film worldwide in June 2015.
How: There are some wonderful spa hotels that have come up in Bekal and among them The Lalit is a good option as it lies on the banks of the lovely Nombili backwater. Once you are done with walking on the beach, you can lay back in its lap of luxury and gaze at the stars together.
Completion of the backwater pump project, authorized by Congress in 1941, was idled since the project was administratively vetoed by the EPA in 2008 based on recommendations by Region IV.
The description for IMC Rising: Backwater is as follows: "High in the mountains, ex-IMC pilot Barker and his fellow colonists have made a comfortable living by producing moonshine in this hidden bootlegging colony."
The Opelika Plateau, also known as the Southern Piedmont Uplands, is a physiographic province in central Alabama that local and regional cultural syntheses have treated as a cultural backwater. Due to numerous factors, this region has avoided the major archaeological investigations that have taken place in neighboring districts.
Thegoodsoupguide.co.uk branded historic St Monans, in the East Neuk of Fife, as a "backwater" and said it needed a "right good kick up the backside".
Price: pounds 350,000 Under pounds 200,000 HEPWORTH This two-bedroom cottage is situated close to village amenities, yet is tucked away in a quiet backwater. It is full of character with beams and exposed stonework.
Local residents and volunteers helping create and manage multiple backwater ponds for the river that will provide storage for water when river levels rise.
The Living Waterways project - a link-up between the Environment Agency and Durham Wildlife Trust - has been granted pounds 19,000 funding to create a backwater pond on the River Don in West Boldon.
Let''s hope other cruise lines don''t follow suit and we end up the shipping backwater we were pre-1715.
"If anyone has information about existence of backwater in any area of the country then they must share with interior ministry", he said this while speaking in the national assembly on call attention notices submitted by Parliamentarians including Ch.
ICE's strategy is clearly to pop up in backwater towns where low-wage work is concentrated and terrorize workers and families.